Annie's Book Stop of Worcester

The little bookstore that's bigger on the inside

  Grace Lin is a Massachusetts children’s book author who has written for most age groups, including new board books for babies, and novels for middle grades, including a new Mulan prequel, BEFORE THE SWORD, which she talks about in this interview. This was originally published on June 18, 2021.      

  Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on debut romance author Stella Stevenson. Stella is a mom of two toddlers living in central Massachusetts. She’s been writing stories since she was 4, but recently returned to story-crafting when her oldest started preschool. She majored in psychology and creative …

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    Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is very happy to shine our Friday spotlight on local author Laura Zigman. I asked Laura to tell me briefly about herself and her writing, and this was her response:   I’m Laura Zigman, the author of five novels – Animal Husbandry, Dating Big Bird, Her, Piece of …

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Telling ghost stories during the Yuletide season was not just something that Charles Dickens generated out of nowhere. There’s a long tradition of spook tales by firelight during the longest nights of the year. And here, at the little bookstore that’s bigger on the inside, we have your haunting needs covered! The New England Horror …

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  Happy Holiday Shopping Guide! Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester, the “bigger on the inside” bookstore at 65 James Street, is happy to present our 2022 recommendations of gifts for the winter holidays.   Mysteries and thrillers always make great gifts for book lovers. This year we decided to highlight some of our local mystery …

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  J. William Zoldak is a former local school Guidance Counselor who, after he retired, tried his hand at writing. His third book, Grandpa’s Memories of Main Street contains anecdotes about his adventures as a young boy in the 50’s in a small town in upstate NY. In this interview he tells one of those …

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NOTE: This was originally published in November, 2016! We thought we would reprint this to bring back an old favorite and a old November memory. Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday Spotlight on local author Lisa Shea! Lisa Shea is a fervent fan of honor, loyalty, and chivalry. She brings …

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    Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester is happy to shine our Friday spotlight on picture book author and illustrator Astrid Sheckels.   Astrid, can you please tell us briefly a little about yourself and your writing and illustration?     I am a children’s book author and illustrator (watercolor), in Western Massachusetts, focusing on …

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  Morgan Sylvia is a horror writer of novels, short stories and poetry. In this video she talks about her latest short story in the “Coming Through the Waves” anthology, her writing, some things about herself, and she reads two of her poems. This video was posted on April 16, 2021.      

  Horror Writer and Poet Meg Smith talks about short stories in her new book, The Plague Confessor, and also speaks about herself and her writing in this interview with Selina Lovett from Annie’s Book Stop of Worcester. This was originally published on April 13, 2021.